Hauliers could avoid Brexit border delays at the Channel Ports by sending freight unaccompanied via other locations, according to Peel Ports. In a white paper dubbed Brexit Unlocked: A contingency option using uncongested ports, it argues that the best way to ensure cargo is not caught up in Brexit border delays is to switch non-perishable goods from accompanied freight services to unaccompanied freight services. The paper says that this option would allow hauliers, manufacturers and retailers to avoid queues at […]
The government has put together draft legislation that will allow hauliers to continue to ply their loads across Europe and carry out cabotage under a new licence, dubbed the UK Licence for the Community.
Leading trade associations have broadly welcomed the government’s Brexit White Paper but warned that it could amplify the nation’s skills shortage.